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PK-6 & Ungraded
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Kailua, HI
Students enrolled: 476

4 stars
Based on 11 ratings

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Enchanted Lake Elementary School 5

Posted December 05, 2013
- a parent
We love this school. The principal is dynamite! PTA has relatively low membership, but they do SO MUCH for the kids! For example, without the PTA, there would be no music program. Our son is in his fourth year at Enchanted Lake, and we are sad we have to leave to go on to intermediate school next year. He has LOVED his teachers, who all took the time to work with him individually as needed.

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 4

Posted November 11, 2013
- a parent
Our experience with Enchanted Lake Elementary has been mostly positive. My daughter was bullied the first two years there but since I was very active volunteer in the school I found Mrs. McElhaney to be very quick to step in and get the behavior stopped. There's a couple Japanese American teachers that show favoritism towards Asian students and its apparent enough to many other parents and students. Part of the curriculum is the Everyday Math program which is HORRIBLE and so I find myself teaching old fashoned math after school. My son has high functioning autism and severe dyslexia. The staff for SpEd has been wonderful. Mr. Heen is so wonderful and Ms. Lana his aid is amazing with him (& other students). I found that I have to be on top of my game for SpEd and be my son's advocate but that is unfortunately true for all public schools. I wish there was playground equipment for the older grades because the teachers are supposed to watch the kids for recess and some teachers take away the balls and jump ropes so they don't have to pay attention to the kids. We are a military family and have been through many schools. I can honestly say that we love this school despite a few hiccups.

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 2

Posted February 17, 2011
- a parent
With being a military family and relocating to Kailua our family really wanted to give Hawaii s public school system a try. Enchanted Lake was given good reviews and we were hopeful and optimistic that it would provide a decent education for my child. However, we were very disappointed and switched to a private school a year later. I found the principal and some teachers to be very unfriendly and not receptive to new ideas, change, or help. My child was very bored in the classroom because over 50% of the class was below reading level and he was never challenged. I met with the teacher and principal many times and felt they didn t care about my concerns, and nothing ever changed. Some teachers refuse to let parents volunteer in the classroom, which I couldn t believe. In addition, there is no play equipment for children in grades (2-6) to use during recess. I don t feel this school deserves the high rating it has.

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 0
no rating

Posted April 27, 2010
- a parent
I just moved here from out of state and have been so blessed by how friendly the entire staff and parent community is at enchanted. The Principal was so friendly and made my daughters feel so at home!

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 0
no rating

Posted April 20, 2010
- a parent
It is friendly, safe, helpful and caring....They have lots of programs to engage the students and all the teachers, staff and faculty try to do their very best

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 5

Posted February 16, 2010
- a parent
My son has really enjoyed this school. The teachers are friendly and the principal is very involved. Parent participation is high and everyone works hard to make it a great school even though the State keeps cutting the budget.

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 1

Posted March 06, 2009
- a parent
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Enchanted Lake Elementary School 5

Posted March 04, 2009
- a parent
I have been sending my children to Enchanted Lake for 10 years and have nothing but excellent things to say about this school. The teachers are very caring and focused on providing my child with a great education. The principle and staff are very dedicated and effective. I feel my child is very safe and loved. I highly recommed Enchanted Lake Elementary School. It is the best!

Enchanted Lake Elementary School 5

Posted January 15, 2009
- a student
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Enchanted Lake Elementary School 5

Posted July 11, 2007
- a parent
This school, it's staff, Principal, teachers, everything is everything I could want for an elementary school for my son. Caring, nurturing and attentive on every level. Special events, parental involvement. From counselors to special ed to activities right down to safety... I have been extremely impressed and cannot thank enough each and every staff member or volunteer this school has.

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Enchanted Lake Elementary School
770 Keolu Dr, Kailua, HI  96734
(808) 266-7800
Last modified Enchanted Lake Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Enchanted Lake Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top